Daniel Humm's round, smiling face looks remarkably rested for a man who's just endured a 16-hour flight from New York, touching down at 7pm the night before our interview.
Six years have passed since saxophonist Kenny Garrett's last studio album as a leader, 2006's Grammy-nominated Beyond The Wall, but he has hardly been idle since then.
For many jazz and blues fans, hearing New Orleans singer and piano man Dr John was a highlight of the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
In jazz, unlike tennis, the lines between playing 'in' and 'out' are blurred, there being no umpire to make the call.
For musicians, playing 'out' originally meant simply stepping...
A Happy New Year to all and a reminder that good music can take your mind off that hangover.
When an elderly jazz musician dies, fans generally mourn the loss of a link to glories of the past rather than music the artist had yet to create.
In recent years hundreds of hours of studio outtakes and previously unreleased concert recordings by the late Miles Davis have been made available, usually in expensive box sets.
Another great week of live jazz begins tonight at the Skylark Lounge, where the Asian Jazz All-Stars Power Quartet - comprising Jeremy Monteiro on organ, Eugene Pao on guitar, Tots Tolentino on...
'I've always liked the vibraphone-guitar sound,' says vibes virtuoso and innovator Gary Burton, who expanded the range and technique of playing the instrument by going from two mallets to four...